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[movies]shoes - non
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Keywords: seco bilo selo salo
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[movies]politische relevanz von kunst - non
eine podiumsdiskussion aus dem jahre 1970, bearbeitet
Keywords: art
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[texts]Increasing the Flow - NON
Under an SBIR contract with Glenn, SiCOM, Inc. has developed circuit cards for improved wireless communications. The high-speed wireless digital modem is useful for satellite to earth communication links. Commerical applications include HDTV broadcasts, digital satellite news gathering, Ethernet links and Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS). The cards are programmable and allow customers to choose modulation frequencies to best serve their needs.
Keywords: AEROGELS; TILES; CERAMIC MATRIX COMPOSITES; THERMAL INSULATION; SPACE SHUTTLES; CERAMIC FIBERS; BRITTLENESS
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[texts]Tangleproof Coupling - NON
Along with Marshall Space Flight Center, Phase 2 Automation developed a unique rotary coupling capable of connecting a large number of electrical cables to a turntable without stressing the cables or tangling them. Device accommodates 246 cables and allows the turntable to rotate through an arc of 320 degrees. At extremes of rotation the cables remain loose enough so that they are not pulled taut and overstressed; a halfway rotation, the cables are not so loose that they tangle...
Keywords: EDUCATION; SCHOOLS; METEOROLOGY; ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY; ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS; YOUTH; SUMMER; STUDENTS; ORGANIZATIONS
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[texts]Stray Light Analysis - NON
Based on a Small Business Innovation Research contract from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, TracePro is state-of-the-art interactive software created by Lambda Research Corporation to detect stray light in optical systems. An image can be ruined by incidental light in an optical system. To maintain image excellence from an optical system, stray light must be detected and eliminated. TracePro accounts for absorption, specular reflection and refraction, scattering and aperture diffraction of light...
Keywords: BOOLEAN ALGEBRA; LATTICES (MATHEMATICS); PROBABILITY THEORY; LOGIC; ENTROPY; SYMMETRY; INFERENCE; FORMALISM
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[texts]Combination Light - NON
The Rayovac TANDEM is an advanced technology combination work light and general purpose flashlight that incorporates several NASA technologies. The TANDEM functions as two lights in one. It features a long range spotlight and wide angle floodlight; simple one-hand electrical switching changes the beam from spot to flood. TANDEM developers made particular use of NASA's extensive research in ergonomics in the TANDEM's angled handle, convenient shape and different orientations...
Keywords: AEROELASTICITY; NAVIER-STOKES EQUATION; ENERGY TRANSFER; RESONANT FREQUENCIES; FLUTTER ANALYSIS; TRANSONIC FLOW; TURBOFANS; AERODYNAMIC CONFIGURATIONS; SCALE MODELS; MASS FLOW; DAMPING; PRESSURE
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[texts]Go With the Flow - NON
Under SBIR (Small Business Innovative Research) contracts with Lewis Research Center, Nektonics, Inc., developed coating process simulation tools, known as Nekton. This powerful simulation software is used specifically for the modeling and analysis of a wide range of coating flows including thin film coating analysis, polymer processing, and glass melt flows. Polaroid, Xerox, 3M, Dow Corning, Mead Paper, BASF, Mitsubishi, Chugai, and Dupont Imaging Systems are only a few of the companies that pr...
Keywords: COMPUTER SYSTEMS PROGRAMS; MESSAGE PROCESSING; PROGRAM VERIFICATION (COMPUTERS); MATHEMATICAL MODELS; INFORMATION THEORY; PARALLEL PROCESSING (COMPUTERS); CODING; MARKOV PROCESSES; COMPUTER SYSTEMS PERFORMANCE; ENTROPY
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[texts]OEPSS operationally efficient propulsion system study - NON
A final report on the Operationally Efficient Propulsion System Study (OEPSS) is presented. A review of Launch Site Operations, OEPSS objectives, operations support structure, OEPSS Concerns List, and scope of OEPSS are summarized, along with goals of OEPSS technologies, and operations technology levels. Air-augmented ejector/rocket, flash boiling tank pressurization technology, and advanced LH2 turbopump are described...
Keywords: NEURAL NETS; FEEDFORWARD CONTROL; MICROWAVE IMAGERY; MICROWAVE SPECTRA; MILLIMETER WAVES; REMOTE SENSING; RESEARCH AIRCRAFT; SPECTROMETERS; STATISTICAL ANALYSIS; STEREOSCOPY; TEMPERATURE PROFILES; PRECIPITATION (METEOROLOGY); OXYGEN ANALYZERS; ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE; RAIN; SPATIAL RESOLUTION; ALTITUDE; DISSIPATION; ESTIMATING
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[texts]SL-3 data requirements - NON
There are no author-identified significant results in this report.
Keywords: DYNAMIC STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS; MANIPULATORS; REVERSING; SERVOCONTROL; SERVOMECHANISMS; AUTOMATIC CONTROL; DYNAMIC STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS; KINEMATICS; SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
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[texts]Theoretical and experimental investigations of the mechanical strength of solids semiannual progress report - NON
No Abstract Available
Keywords: SOLIDS
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[texts]Breast Cancer Detection - NON
The BioScan System was developed by OmniCorder Technologies, Inc. at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The system is able to locate cancerous lesions by detecting the cancer's ability to recruit a new blood supply. A digital sensor detects infrared energy emitted from the body and identifies the minute differences accompanying the blood flow changes associated with cancerous cells. It also has potential use as a monitoring device during cancer treatment...
Keywords: ALGORITHMS; COMBINATORIAL ANALYSIS; OPTIMIZATION; QUANTUM COMPUTATION; ADIABATIC EQUATIONS; ASYMPTOTIC SERIES; DIRECT NUMERICAL SIMULATION; SERIES EXPANSION; STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS
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[texts]Program planning, chapter 5, part D - NON
Recommendations for future activities necessary to support satellite microwave sensing are reported. Areas covered include component development, data processing, calibration, design and fabrication of multifrequency systems, and experimental test programs to establish interactions of electromagnetic waves and sensed parameters.
Keywords: ACCELERATION STRESSES (PHYSIOLOGY); AEROSPACE MEDICINE; HUMAN PATHOLOGY; RADIOLOGY; BACK INJURIES; CRASH INJURIES; PARACHUTING INJURY; X RAY ANALYSIS
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[texts]Frozen Smoke - NON
Under a NASA SBIR (Small Business Innovative Research) contract with Johnson Space Center, Aspen Systems developed aerogel-based superinsulation. This super-insulation is an innovative, flexible cryogenic insulation with extremely low thermal conductivity. Potential commercial uses include cryogenic applications in the transportation, storage and transfer of cryogens; near room-temperature applications such as refrigerator insulation; and elevated temperature applications such as insulations for...
Keywords: COCKPITS; AIRCRAFT RELIABILITY; RADIO COMMUNICATION; MALFUNCTIONS; INTERRUPTION; SYSTEM FAILURES; TAXIING; SWITCHING; LANDING GEAR; AUTOMATIC PILOTS
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[texts][Actuator placement for active sound and vibration control] - NON
Two refereed journal publications and ten talks given at conferences, seminars, and colloquia resulted from research supported by NASA. They are itemized in this report. The two publications were entitled ''Reactive Tabu and Search Sensor Selection in Active Structural Acoustic Control Problems'' and ''Quelling Cabin Noise in Turboprop Aircraft via Active Control.'' The conference presentations covered various aspects of actuator placement, including location problems, for active sound and vibra...
Keywords: HOLLOW CATHODES; WAVEFORMS; ACCUMULATIONS; EMITTERS; SPACE PLASMAS; XENON; INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION; BIAS; FLOW VELOCITY; ELECTRIC POTENTIAL; CONTINUUM FLOW; CONTACTORS
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[texts]Pixel Paradise - NON
PixelVision, Inc., has developed a series of integrated imaging engines capable of high-resolution image capture at dynamic speeds. This technology was used originally at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in a series of imaging engines for a NASA mission to Pluto. By producing this integrated package, Charge-Coupled Device (CCD) technology has been made accessible to a wide range of users.
Keywords: SOL-GEL PROCESSES; URINE; WATER; COATING; BLOOD; PHARMACOLOGY; PHYSIOLOGY; CONTAMINANTS; RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY; SOLVENTS; SPECTROMETERS
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[texts]Refrigeration Showcases - NON
Through the Technology Affiliates Program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), valuable modifications were made to refrigerator displays built by Displaymor Manufacturing Company, Inc. By working with JPL, Displaymor could address stiffer requirements that ensure the freshness of foods. The application of the space technology meant that the small business would be able to continue to market its cases without incurring expenses that could threaten the viability of the business, and the future ...
Keywords: VIDEO CONFERENCING; CREATIVITY; TECHNOLOGIES; SCHOOLS; STUDENTS; VIDEO COMMUNICATION; TELECONFERENCING; ELECTRONIC MAIL; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT; NASA PROGRAMS; AEROSPACE ENGINEERING; EDUCATION
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[texts]Space Station program response to the fiscal year 1988 and 1989 revised budgets - NON
In the President's FY 1988 budget request, NASA projected that on-orbit assembly of the space station would begin in the first quarter of CY 1994. This schedule was predicated upon funding for the station at levels of 767 million in FY 1988 and 1.8 billion in FY 1989. In actuality, NASA received only 425 million for the program in FY 1988 and its FY 1989 budget request is only 967 million, representing a funding reduction of approximately 50 percent over those two years...
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[texts]The 1990/1991 project summaries - NON
Four projects carried out in 1990-9l at the University of California, Los Angeles, under NASA/USRA sponsorship are summarized. One of the projects described is a mission design, the three others include the design and construction of space-related hardware and testing. Topics researched include: manned voyage to Mars with periodic refueling from electrically propelled tankers; ground speed of balloons on Mars; tripod lunar landing structure; and grappling/docking device accommodating large later...
Keywords: CYLINDRICAL BODIES; BUOYANCY; COOLING; STEADY STATE; STRATIFICATION; THERMODYNAMIC EQUILIBRIUM; TURBULENCE; VAPORS; FLOW VELOCITY; FLUID JETS; JET FLOW; JET MIXING FLOW; LIQUID FLOW; LIQUID HYDROGEN; LIQUID-VAPOR INTERFACES; PRESSURE REDUCTION
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[texts]Detection and monitoring vegetation damage associated with highways and highway facilities - NON
There are no author-identified significant results in this report.
Keywords: SATURN 1 LAUNCH VEHICLES; WIND TUNNEL STABILITY TESTS; SKYLAB PROGRAM; STRUCTURAL DESIGN; VIBRATION ISOLATORS; WIND TUNNEL MODELS; AEROELASTICITY; DAMPERS; GROUND WIND; LOADS (FORCES)
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[texts]Analytical Device - NON
In the mid 60s under contract with NASA, Dr. Benjamin W. Grunbaum was responsible for the development of an automated electrophoresis device that would work in the weightless environment of space. The device was never used in space but was revived during the mid 70s as a technology utilization project aimed at an automated system for use on Earth. The advanced system became known as the Grunbaum System for electrophoresis...
Keywords: NANOTECHNOLOGY; GALLIUM ARSENIDES; INDIUM PHOSPHIDES; THIN FILMS; QUANTUM EFFICIENCY; PHOTOVOLTAIC CONVERSION; RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT; SOLAR CELLS; SPACE PROBES; AMORPHOUS SILICON; CADMIUM TELLURIDES; COPPER SELENIDES; COST REDUCTION
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[texts]Robotic Sow - NON
In swine farming 15 to 25 percent of piglets die before weaning, and that poses a serious economic problem for hog producers. Sometimes a sow will accidentally crush her piglets or she will reject or abuse a piglet. Frequently a litter is oversized and the sow cannot accommodate all her piglets for nursing or is just unable to lactate due to physical disorders. Farmatic Inc.'s mechanical mother pig comes in two models, one with eight artificial nipples and another with 16...
Keywords: EDUCATION; SCHOOLS; TRANSFER OF TRAINING; TASKS; OCCUPATION; POPULATIONS
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[texts]Solar image intensity radiometer - NON
No Abstract Available
Keywords: ASTRONOMICAL PHOTOGRAPHY; MARS ATMOSPHERE; MARS SURFACE; VIKING MARS PROGRAM; DUST STORMS; INFRARED SPECTRA; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; VIKING LANDER 1
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[texts]Cool Suit - NON
Acurex developed a heat stress alleviating, liquid cooled helmet liner for military pilots after a series of accidents in Vietnam suggested heat exhaustion as the cause. System pumped a cooled liquid through channels in the helmet liner proved effective in eliminating 40-60 of stored body heat.
Keywords: TECHNOLOGY UTILIZATION; UNIVERSITIES; COOPERATION; RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT; EDUCATION; AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER; TELEROBOTICS; STUDENTS; INDUSTRIES
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[texts]Software Sleuth - NON
NASA's need to trace mistakes to their source to try and eliminate them in the future has resulted in software known as Root Cause Analysis (RoCA). Fair, Isaac & Co., Inc. has applied RoCA software, originally developed under an SBIR contract with Kennedy, to its predictive software technology. RoCA can generate graphic reports to make analysis of problems easier and more efficient.
Keywords: COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS; COMPUTATIONAL GRIDS; GRID GENERATION (MATHEMATICS); APPLICATIONS PROGRAMS (COMPUTERS); BOEING 777 AIRCRAFT; FLOW DISTRIBUTION; HOLE GEOMETRY (MECHANICS); PARALLEL PROGRAMMING
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[texts]Robotic System - NON
A complicated design project, successfully carried out by New York manufacturing consultant with help from NERAC, Inc., resulted in new type robotic system being marketed for industrial use. Consultant Robert Price, operating at E.S.I, Inc. in Albany, NY, sought help from NERAC to develop an automated tool for deburring the inside of 8 inch breech ring assemblies for howitzers produced by Watervliet Arsenal...
Keywords: THIN FILMS; SOLAR CELLS; TUNNEL JUNCTIONS; SUBSTRATES; METAL FOILS; MICROELECTRONICS; ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES; ENERGY GAPS (SOLID STATE); TRANSPARENCE
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[texts]Cool Software for Hot Materials - NON
Deformation Control Technology, Inc. (DCT) used a NASA SBIR contract to develop a computer modeling system for evaluating thermal barrier coatings (TBCs) beforehand. Traditional tests of TBCs required Burner Rig tests, which involved the actual application of a coating to a surface. DCT's software reduces experimentation costs as well as led to a breakthrough in understanding the role of bond coat oxidization...
Keywords: SYSTEMS HEALTH MONITORING; AEROSPACE SAFETY; MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; X-37 VEHICLE; APPLICATIONS PROGRAMS (COMPUTERS); PILOTLESS AIRCRAFT; SYSTEMS INTEGRATION; REUSABLE LAUNCH VEHICLES; REAL TIME OPERATION
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[texts]Flight Simulation - NON
Advanced Rotorcraft Technology, (ART), Mountain View, CA, developed FLIGHTLAB, a design/analysis tool and pilot simulation system for rotary wing aircraft, based on a research project conducted by ART, the Army Aerodynamics Directorate and Ames Research Center on using parallel processing in simulation models. The experiments showed that a new software architecture could provide real time simulations of high performance rotorcraft that closely matched actual flight at substantially lower cost th...
Keywords: RESEARCH FACILITIES; UTILITIES; ELECTRIC POWER; OHIO; REGULATIONS; LAW (JURISPRUDENCE); ENERGY POLICY
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[texts]A Lifetime of Shine - NON
Moen Incorporated identified a market need for more durable polished brass plumbing fixtures. NASA's Glenn Research Center is a leader in surface coating technology, which enhances the physical properties of a wide range of materials. The collaborative efforts of Glenn and Moen resulted in a new polished brass finish called LifeShine(R). Based on testing results generated at NASA Glenn, Moen was able to manufacture an affordable, polished brass finish that is as durable as chrome, and resists de...
Keywords: BIOSPHERE; NORMALIZED DIFFERENCE VEGETATION INDEX; SATELLITE OBSERVATION; ADVANCED VERY HIGH RESOLUTION RADIOMETER; GAS EXCHANGE; ATMOSPHERIC MODELS; ANNUAL VARIATIONS; SINKS; CARBON DIOXIDE CONCENTRATION; REMOTE SENSING; CARBON CYCLE; FORESTS; ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY
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[texts]Biomedical Operations and Research Office Toxic Substances Registry System: Index of Material Safety Data Sheets - NON
The Apr. 1993 Revision of the KSC Toxic Substances Registry System (TSRS) Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS's) is presented. The listed MSDS's reflect product inventories and associated MSDS's which were submitted to the Toxic Substance Registry Data Base maintained by the Base Operations Contractors of the Biomedical Operations and Research Office of KSC. The purpose of the index is to provide a means of accessing information on the hazards associated with the toxic and otherwise hazardous chem...
Keywords: CRYOGENIC ROCKET PROPELLANTS; MISSION PLANNING; PROJECT PLANNING; REUSABLE SPACECRAFT; SPACE RENDEZVOUS; SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS; SPACE TUGS; COST ANALYSIS; DATA BASES
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[texts]Teeing Off With an Entirely New Material - NON
Liquidmetal(R) alloy is part of an entirely new class of vitrified metals, and is also known as metallic glass, or Vitreloy(R). A vitrified metal is a frozen liquid that fails to crystallize during solidification, unlike common metals such as titanium, steel, and aluminum. The technology takes the non-crystalline structure of glass and combines it with the properties of metal, a combination not found in nature, allowing for a product that offers the strength of a metal with the elasticity of a p...
Keywords: HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE; SPECTROMETERS; SATELLITE INSTRUMENTS; COOLING SYSTEMS; CRYOGENICS; DATA ACQUISITION; PERFORMANCE TESTS
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[texts]Saturn's magnetic field - NON
No Abstract Available
Keywords: AEROSOLS; PACIFIC OCEAN; RECOMMENDATIONS; ATMOSPHERIC CIRCULATION; BACKSCATTERING; CARBON DIOXIDE CONCENTRATION; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; PLUMES; SIZE DISTRIBUTION; COAGULATION; DATA PROCESSING
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[texts]Advanced MPD thruster research - NON
No Abstract Available
Keywords: ELECTRON ATTACHMENT; GAS MIXTURES; HIGH VOLTAGES; INSULATORS; SCATTERING CROSS SECTIONS; FLUORO COMPOUNDS; METHANE; PHOTOELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY; SULFUR FLUORIDES
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[texts]NASA and Education - NON
President Bush endorsed a package of six goals developed by the governors of the 50 states, among them making the United States first in the world in mathematics and science achievement. The crux of the technical manpower problem is that too few people in the workforce today have the skills required to function in a technologically advanced society. All over the U.S., government, industry and academic organizations, individually and in concert, at the national, state and local levels, are accele...
Keywords: FLYWHEELS; SPIN TESTS; SPECTRUM ANALYSIS; WAVEFORMS; RIMS; ROTOR DYNAMICS; ULTRASONIC SPECTROSCOPY; RESONANT FREQUENCIES; COMPOSITE MATERIALS; NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTS; FREQUENCY RESPONSE; FAST FOURIER TRANSFORMATIONS
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[texts]Safer Liquid Natural Gas - NON
After the disaster of Staten Island in 1973 where 40 people were killed repairing a liquid natural gas storage tank, the New York Fire Commissioner requested NASA's help in drawing up a comprehensive plan to cover the design, construction, and operation of liquid natural gas facilities. Two programs are underway. The first transfers comprehensive risk management techniques and procedures which take the form of an instruction document that includes determining liquid-gas risks through engineering...
Keywords: CERAMICS; FINITE ELEMENT METHOD; SILICON NITRIDES; THERMAL STRESSES; TURBINE ENGINES; COATINGS; TEMPERATURE EFFECTS; THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY
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[texts]Space Derived Air Monitor - NON
COPAMS, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Air Monitoring System, derives from technology involved in building unmanned spacecraft. The Nimbus spacecraft carried experimental sensors to measure temperature, pressure, ozone, and water vapor, and instruments for studying solar radiation and telemetry. The process which relayed these findings to Earth formed the basis for COPAMS. The COPAMS system consists of data acquisition units which measure and record pollution level, and sense wind speed and direct...
Keywords: ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE; ANNEALING; SCHOTTKY DIODES; EVAPORATION; SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; GLASS; SOLAR CELLS; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; VAPOR DEPOSITION; COPPER SULFIDES; THIN FILMS; INDIUM SULFIDES; SPRAYERS; PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS; DISULFIDES; ARGON
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[texts]Recovery and Utilization of Extraterrestrial Resources - NON
This special bibliography includes the extraction, processing, and utilization of lunar, planetary, and asteroid resources; mining and excavation equipment, oxygen and propellant production; and in situ resource utilization.
Keywords: ALGORITHMS; SPACE MISSIONS; LIFT DRAG RATIO; ELLIPTICAL ORBITS; TRAJECTORIES; AEROCAPTURE; ANGLE OF ATTACK; NEPTUNE (PLANET); CONTROL THEORY; TERMINAL GUIDANCE; MONTE CARLO METHOD; CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS; AERODYNAMIC FORCES
Downloads: 80
[texts]Satellite Videoconferences - NON
NASA is helping thousands of teachers to learn more about aerospace matters, improve their classroom skills, and expand significantly the content of their aerospace education curricula by means of live educational satellite videoconferences. The 1 1/2 hour 'Update for Teachers' programs originate at Oklahoma State University (OSU) Telecommunications Center. The television signals are transmitted to the WESTAR IV communications satellite, which remits them to participating schools across the U.S...
Keywords: THIN FILMS; HEAT FLUX; SENSORS; FABRICATION; STEADY STATE
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[texts]Toxic Substances Registry System - NON
This report contains a toxic substances registry system index of material safety data sheets. The index should be accessible to all NASA Centers and onsite contractors. This is accomplished by providing access to computers in a list of IP address domains.
Keywords: CONFERENCES; AIRCRAFT ENGINES; FLUID DYNAMICS; PROPULSION; SPACE COMMERCIALIZATION; SPACE COMMUNICATION; PROPULSION SYSTEM PERFORMANCE; UNSTEADY AERODYNAMICS
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[audio]Dick Solomon se quiere - Non
Momentos sacados de la serie "Cosas de Marcianos"
Keywords: humor
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[texts]E-mail on the Move - NON
PocketScience, Inc. was a member of the NASA Ames Technology Commercialization Center. Their PocketMail product is an email service that brings email capabilities to new hand-held devices. The PocketMail service uses technology originally developed at JPL. Through its involvement with the ATCC, PocketScience, Inc. was able to use this space probe communications technology and adapt it for advanced signal processing on Earth.
Keywords: DATA ACQUISITION; METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES; NUMERICAL WEATHER FORECASTING; OBSERVATION; TEMPERATURE PROFILES; ATMOSPHERIC MODELS; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; SYSTEMS INTEGRATION
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[texts]Providing a Turn for the Better - NON
Engineers are tasked with designing new systems every day to meet changing or unexpected technical requirements. After the tragic explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger on January 28, 1986, NASA engineers embarked on a complete overhaul of many of their long-standing quality systems and procedures. When the official cause of the accident was determined to be an O-ring failure in the right Solid Rocket Booster, NASA's Shuttle Program initiated a thorough redesign of the rocket boosters' clevis...
Keywords: MARS ROVING VEHICLES; WATER EROSION; CLIMATE; MARS SURFACE; MARS LANDING SITES; PLANETARY GEOLOGY; MARS EXPLORATION; MARS (PLANET); ROCKS; MARS CRATERS; WIND EROSION
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[texts]The sensor frame graphic manipulator - NON
Most of the useful information in the real world resides in humans, not in computers. Therefore we must find better ways of moving spatial information from the human to the computer. Quality 3-D graphics displays are necessary but not sufficient for a highly interactive and intuitive human interface. We need to improve input devices that capture human gestures and spatial knowledge. One problem associated with direct manipulation interfaces in a design environment is that the user may not be ski...
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[texts]Lung Diagnosis - NON
NASA research in aircraft sound production provided a theoretical basis for a mode of the production of human respiratory sounds. Respiratory changes that occur after inhaling cigarette smoke may be recorded and analyzed. The research team includes representatives from the Medical College of Virginia, RTI, Bruel and Kjaer Instruments. A commercial market as a diagnostic tool is anticipated.
Keywords: COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; SUPERCOMPUTERS; REAL TIME OPERATION; HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERFACE; PILOT SUPPORT SYSTEMS; INFORMATION TRANSFER; COMPUTER PROGRAMMING; DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING; AIRLINE OPERATIONS; AIRCRAFT SAFETY; AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL; DATA INTEGRATION; MODELS; INFORMATION SYSTEMS; COMPUTER NETWORKS; INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
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[texts]Star Mapper - NON
A COSMIC (Computer Software Management and Information Center) program known as Skymap Star Catalog and Data Base provides a very accurate star map. The data assists Perkin Elmer Corporation in designing an optical system of proper size and field of view, and confirms the design integrity of star sensors which are very accurate and represent a major advance in optical technology. Perkin Elmer is the prime contractor for the optical telescope assembly of NASA's space telescope.
Keywords: DEPOSITION; SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; LOW TEMPERATURE; X RAY DIFFRACTION; COPPER INDIUM SELENIDES; COPPER SULFIDES; FABRICATION; SUBSTRATES; THIN FILMS; MINERALS; PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS; CHALCOGENIDES; SOLAR ARRAYS; THERMOGRAVIMETRY
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[audio]nsaih - non
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Keywords: facbook.com
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[texts]Catamaran Nets - NON
West Coast Netting, Inc.'s net of Hyperester twine, is made of three strands of fiber twisted together by a company-invented sophisticated twisting machine and process that maintain precisely the same tension on each strand. The resulting twine offers higher strength and improved abrasion resistance. The technology that created the Hyperester supertwine has found spinoff applications, first as an extra-efficient seine for tuna fishing, then as a capture net for law enforcement agencies...
Keywords: STUDENTS; COORDINATES; MAGNETIC PERMEABILITY; TENSOR ANALYSIS; PHYSICS; ANALYSIS (MATHEMATICS); ENGINEERING; SCALARS; MATRICES (MATHEMATICS); COVARIANCE; VECTORS (MATHEMATICS)
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[texts]Water Treatment Systems Make a Big Splash - NON
In the 1960s, NASA's Manned Space Center (now known as Johnson Space Center) and the Garrett Corporation, Air Research Division, conducted a research program to develop a small, lightweight water purifier for the Apollo spacecraft that would require minimal power and would not need to be monitored around-the-clock by astronauts in orbit. The 9-ounce purifier, slightly larger than a cigarette pack and completely chlorine-free, dispensed silver ions into the spacecraft s water supply to successful...
Keywords: MARS (PLANET); PLANETARY CRUSTS; PLANETARY MAGNETIC FIELDS; PLANETARY EVOLUTION; TECTONICS; TOPOGRAPHY; PLATES (TECTONICS)
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[texts]Safer Pleasure Boats - NON
Flamarest' coating developed by Avco Corporation for NASA to protect fuel lines and tanks is sprayed on the interior of polyester boat hull in commercial application. About 30 mils of the coating prevented structural damage to hull during test in which a 13 minute interior gasoline fire was started. An unprotected hull would begin to burn in 30 seconds. Same material applied as tape to wrap fuel lines effectively insulates hose when charred while also reducing spread of flame.
Keywords: AERODYNAMIC NOISE; HIGH FREQUENCIES; HIGH SPEED; JET AIRCRAFT NOISE; KINETIC ENERGY; PREDICTION ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES; STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS; SUBSONIC FLOW; TURBULENT FLOW; VOID RATIO; BROADBAND; COVARIANCE; CORRELATION; EXPONENTIAL FUNCTIONS; FLOW MEASUREMENT; GAS JETS; NOISE SPECTRA; NOISE PREDICTION; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; TURBULENCE
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[texts]Long-Duration, Balloon-Borne Observations of Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropy - NON
Funds from this grant were used to support the continuing development of BOOMERANG, a 1.3 m, balloon-borne, attitude-stabilized telescope designed to measure the anisotropy of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) on angular scales of 12 min to 10 degrees. By the end of the funding period covered by this grant, the fabrication of most of the BOOMERANG sub-systems was completed, and integration and test of the payload at Caltech had begun...
Keywords: BLOOD FLOW; BLOOD PRESSURE; SUSPENDING (HANGING); TISSUES (BIOLOGY); FATIGUE (BIOLOGY); MUSCLES; PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS; RATS; GLYCOGENS; FIBERS; METABOLISM; HEART RATE
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[texts]انشودة ودي اموت اليوم واعيش باكر - non
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